Ducati raised the bar when it comes to lightweight materials, introducing its carbon fiber 1299 Superleggera at EICMA. It didn’t take long for other manufacturers to follow, with BMW announcing plans for a HP4 RACEmodel featuring a carbon fiber frame and wheels.
While the new Superleggera is ready for production (and all 500 units already sold out, apparently) the HP4 RACE is still in the prototype stage. The project is still early enough in its development that BMW didn’t provide much information about it.
All we have are the visual clues and a single statement from BMW Chief Executive Officer Stephan Schaller saying “The HP4 RACE will feature the full carbon fibre main frame and carbon fibre rims as shown here. We will reveal more about this model next spring.”
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